ligue 1: OGC Nice announce Shcmeichel as keeper  

By Chigozie Anueyiagu, The Nigerian Voice Sports

Former leciester goal keeper Kasper Schmichel has switched allegiance to Ligue 1, the dannish keeper was acquired for a fee of 1 million Euro on a three year contract after spending 11 years in Lecietser. Following the news of his departure, manager Brendan Rodgers appeared to confirm they will not sign a replacement.

It leaves Danny Ward primed to step up in absence of Schmeichel.

Rodgers said: "Danny Ward is an exceptional keeper. I’ve always said we’ve got a number one keeper there.

"He’s had some issues around his knee but that looks to be behind him now, he’s been training well.